Admissions Licensed Practical Nurse, California

Published 2022-05-29
Expires 2022-06-29
ID #1017607456
Admissions Licensed Practical Nurse, California
United States, Kentucky, California,
Published May 29, 2022

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Admissions licensed practical nurse

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Participation in the information gathering, education and form completion aspects of the admissions process Evaluate patients for hospice appropriateness, e.g. medical records review as requested. Obtain agreement for admission of referred patients and families who meet admission criteria. Collaborate and receive direction from the registered nurse before obtaining admission orders from the physician per the VITAS Standards Build effective referral source relationships to support the high quality and responsiveness expectations associated with VITAS. Maintain clinical and professional competence. Take the initiative in developing effective relationships internally with the appropriate admissions and patient care resource persons. Utilize interpersonal skills to help appropriately educate and address any questions the patient and/or patient’s family has concerning hospice and palliative care. JOB REQUIREMENTS Knowledge of the principles of the intake, admission, and transition to care process with the ability to further develop skills in these competency areas. Ability to communicate effectively with patients and families, physicians, referral sources and colleagues. Knowledge of clinical manifestations of diseases and ability to develop VITAS specific clinical knowledge. Ability to use the VITAS information system and mobile technology platforms. Reliable means of transportation. QUALIFICATIONS Currently licensed as a LPN/LVN in the state where duties are performed. Strong Presentation Skills Previous sales or service experience preferred Previous hospital, physician practice, LTC or ALF experience EDUCATION Bachelor’s degree preferred SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES San Francisco Ordinance Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records EOE/AA M/F/D/V VITAS® Healthcare is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care, and has the resources and expertise to support your personal and professional growth. As a member of the VITAS team, you’ll find fulfillment working for a people-focused organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others. You will be more than just an employee: You will be counted on as an expert in your field, and as a valued team member whose efforts are respected and vital to our hospice mission. All VITAS employees commit to fulfilling their duties and responsibilities with the highest regard for professionalism, collaboration and teamwork, and an eye focused constantly on growth and improvement. We serve with commitment and compassion, and position ourselves for the future by embracing, innovating, and leading change. If you are that person, make your voice heard—find your purpose at VITAS today. Benefits Include: - Competitive compensation - Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance - Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts - Life insurance - 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match - Cancer and/or critical illness benefit - Tuition Reimbursement - Paid Time Off - Employee Assistance Program - Legal Insurance - Roadside Assistance - Affinity Program Many of our positions offer the opportunity to work day or night shifts, weekdays or weekends. Choose a Career with VITAS

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    Vitas Healthcare
    Registered on October 7, 2017


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